With the latest and most lethal shooting in America, we spend the hour analyzing how the second amendment came to be interpreted as a individuals’ right to bear arms, and how this change contrasts with other changes in constitutional interpretation, including the right for marriage equality and human rights protection. With speak with David Cole. His latest book is “Engines of Liberty: The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law“. [ dur: 58 mins. ]
- David Cole is Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center. He is an award winning author. His numerous publications include, The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable, Enemy Aliens: Double Standard and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism, and his latest, Engines of Liberty: The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law.
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This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.